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Source: Financial Times - On Monday, US President Barack Obama will put limits on the amount of carbon dioxide that can be emitted by American power plants, setting a goal of a cut of up to 30 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030, according to reports on Sunday.
Source: RTCC - Light, fast, strong and built from natural materials, bamboo bikes are an example of a greener and healthier future
Source: Boston Globe - Keynote speaker Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, urged graduates to make thoughtful decisions, particularly toward creating a more sustainable environment.
Source: Bloomberg - President Barack Obama will propose cutting greenhouse-gas emissions from the nations power plants by an average of 30 percent from 2005 levels, a key part of his plan to fight climate change that also carries political risks.
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Source: Reuters - President Barack Obama's plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants, due to be announced on Monday, will win muted applause abroad with some hopes it could help a U.N. deal to fight climate change in 2015.
Source: RTCC - Ambitous climate deal in 2015 can cut climate costs for the rest of the century says senior UN official
Source: Boston Herald - Pope Francis is putting his unprecedented global reach to work ... in global warming. The pope met with Bay State U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey and legislators from around the world yesterday on climate control and pollution.
Source: La Presse - La mairesse de Paris Anne Hidalgo a appelé jeudi à l'ONU les grandes villes à s'unir pour lutter contre le changement climatique.
Source: Notimex - Al participar aquí en el III Foro Global de Sostenibilidad Cómo crear valor en el siglo XXI, organizado por la consultora Ernst and Young y la Secretaría General Iberoamericana (Segib), representantes de ambos gobiernos subrayaron su interés de concretar ese convenio
Source: TravelDailyNews - The need to strengthen the tourism sectors ability to address climate change took centre stage during the UNWTO-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) International Conference on Tourism and Climate Change. The Conference was held in conjunction with the 26th Joint Commission Meeting for Asia and the Pacific
Source: Bloomberg - If President Barack Obama has his way, the conversation on climate change will shift from polar bears and melting glaciers to droughts in Iowa and more childhood asthma across the nation.
Source: Times of India - Beginning the process of second generation reform which may take care of green issues without compromising on economic growth, the environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday launched a "system for online submission of applications for environment clearance".
Source: RTCC - China expects to launch a national carbon market in 2018, based on regional schemes it is presently piloting, a senior official at the countrys planning ministry told a World Bank conference
Source: Bloomberg - The price of emissions needed to spur investment in carbon capture and storage, or CCS, projects will probably drop from a current estimate of about $125 a metric ton, according to Royal Dutch Shell Plc. (RDSA)
Source: Reuters - The Spanish cabinet could approve on Friday a law that will cut renewable energy subsidies as part of a drive to reduce a 30 billion euro ($41 billion) power tariff deficit, built up during years of keeping prices below regulated costs.
Source: Argus Media - Industry and policy makers have opened this year's Carbon Expo conference in Cologne with calls for a global price on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as the World Bank has described a more fragmented reality in its annual carbon pricing review.
Source: SciDev.net - The interests of rich countries can seem to dominate climate change negotiations, but a study that models such talks as a bargaining game shows that side deals among poorer nations could boost chances of an international agreement.
Source: Travel Daily Media - Climate change needs to be at the heart of the tourism agenda in Southeast Asia, the UNWTO has said.
Source: Breitbart News Network - President Obama delivered a major policy speech Wednesday, claiming that fighting climate change was every bit as important to Americas national security as stopping terrorism or working to stop countries from obtaining nuclear weapons.